By now “Earth Day” has become a common household term. Many people associate April 22nd with planting a tree or picking up trash in their local neighborhood, but did you know it is the result of an environmental disaster?
Imagine this: you are on a once in a lifetime dream trip to Maui, Hawai’i, home of world famous beaches, surfing, and all of the whales, sea turtles and coral reef denizens that your little heart could desire, but there’s one problem: you’ve never been swimming in the ocean.
Often amongst the excitement of actually seeing the whale, time runs out and the really cool facts about these amazing creatures go untold. So here are some of my favorite little known facts about humpback whales.
The March event was special for several reasons, but two highlights stood out: We welcomed aboard a large portion of new participants and as an added treat, we were honored to host the film crew from Xploration Awesome Planet as they chose to highlight Trilogy’s Conservation efforts in one of their upcoming Fall episodes.
Lahaina harbor attracts thousands of people on a daily basis; some who do not share the same values for the ‘aina (land). Malama ‘Aina, is a deep rooted Hawaiian value which means to care for and nurture the land so it may provide for us and future generations.